|This language has||26 segments|
|Its Frequency index is||0.442179771 (average percentage of segments; 0.1: many very rare segments; 0.39: average; 0.7: many common segments)|
|The language has these sounds:||b tD dD t. d. k g kW gW dZ f sD S m nD w "rr "l j ? h i "e a "o u|
|Comment:||Vowels appear long and short. Beja has what might be described as a pitch-accent system.|
|Source(s):||Hudson, R.A. 1974. A structural sketch of Beja. African Language Studies 15:111-142.
Hudson, R.A. 1976. Beja. In M.L. Bender (ed.), The Non-Semitic Languages of Ethiopia. African Studies Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing: 97-132.